Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program

Program Director’s Welcome

jennifer janelle

Thank you for visiting the website of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program at the University of Florida, Gainesville. We are very proud of our program, faculty, current fellows and alumni. We invite you to explore our website and learn about the exceptional training opportunities available at UF/Shands Hospital and the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center. We are committed to offering a program that allows our fellows to gain excellent foundational knowledge in infectious diseases with the flexibility of individualizing training experiences to allow specialization in antimicrobial stewardship, hospital epidemiology, research and global medicine.

For more information about the Fellowship Training, please contact:

Jennifer Janelle, MD, Fellowship Director, at or

Mary Gipson, Fellowship Coordinator, at

For additional resources, please visit the UF Graduate Medical Education website at

Get to Know Our Program

Our Mission Statement

Through education and research, provide the foundation for high quality, cost effective, compassionate care in Infectious Diseases locally and globally. Our graduates are successful ID specialists who work in the private setting, academia, rural health and public health.

Program Aims

  • Train future ID physicians to become lifelong learners and future leaders in clinical practice, education, research and/or administration.
  • Offer a versatile training program with educational tracks and electives to cater to fellows’ individualized learning needs and career passions including global medicine, transplant infectious diseases, antimicrobial stewardship, hospital epidemiology, HIV care, private practice, and clinical and translational research.
  • Provide clinical exposure and education sufficient for 90% of our fellows to pass the infectious diseases certification exam within 2 years of fellowship completion.
  • Maintain a culture of wellness and esprit de corps where support, camaraderie and mentorship are top priorities.